Film Directing (B.A.)

General

Program Description

⚡️ Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

We have temporarily adapted programmes to virtual learning classrooms, so that all the scheduled training and support can take place online. Programmes will start in October 2020 and, if required, in virtual learning rooms and then change to on-campus learning.

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Film directors have the eye to capture the subtlest of expressions and at the same time, they can captivate us with larger than life stories using the mash-up of sounds, sights and all kinds of emotions.

Are you also passionate about telling stories and transforming visions into visuals? If you aspire to be at the focal point of film-making, this bachelor's degree in Film and Television with specialisation in Film Directing is the perfect match for you.

Visit our website to get the brochure and learn more about our Film Directing (B.A.) programme.


Contents of the Film Directing (B.A.) programme

The curriculum of the Film Directing specialisation blends the all-round theoretical knowledge together with adequate practical competence through practice projects.

Researching, writing, developing and implementing are the most fundamental tasks of a director. But the key success factors of directorial work is the ability to lead, mobilise and motivate the actors, the crew and the experts involved. Here is the overview of the core modules:

  • Fundamentals of directing
  • Script analysis
  • Production
  • Creative writing
  • Staging, Blocking, Image Resolution
  • Specialised topics in direction

Internship

Macromedia cooperates with a large number of renowned companies where you will spend a full semester as an intern. You gain practical experience under the supervision of your professors and can start networking with the industry.

Fully accredited semester abroad

Students also spend one fully-accredited semester abroad at one of our worldwide partner universities and gain intensive international experience during their studies.

Degree awarded

Students on this B.A. programme are awarded one of the following bachelor's degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television with specialisation in Film Directing

Future career opportunities

After graduating from this B.A. with a specialisation in Film Directing, you will be well-equipped for diverse career options in the film, media or the advertising industry. You can see yourself in the following future roles, among others:

  • Director
  • Assistant Director
  • Editor
  • Acting Coach
  • Creator
  • Creative Consultant
  • Ad film director

Admission requirements

Admission requirements are as follows:

  • Recognised secondary school leaving certificate
  • English language proficiency certificate
    - TOEFL (at least 72 out of 120)
    - IELTS (at least 6 out of 9)
  • CV (curriculum vitae)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Personal interview (optional)

Fees

Tuition fees
5,300 € per semester

One-off registration fee

  • 500 € (EU students)
  • 750 € (Non EU students)

Equipment costs

  • 600 € per semester

Last updated Jun 2020

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